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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

Aging and Caregiving

Did that person have a problem with memory loss or confusion or a disorder like Alzheimer's Disease?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,067 1,699 42.5 40.6-44.4 2,368 57.5 55.6-59.4
-Forsyth County 124 46 42.5 32.8-52.9 78 57.5 47.1-67.2
GENDER
Male 46 20 46.3 31.3-62.0 26 53.7 38.0-68.7
Female 78 26 38.5 27.1-51.4 52 61.5 48.6-72.9
RACE
White 95 37 43.7 32.8-55.3 58 56.3 44.7-67.2
Other 29 9 38.9 19.8-62.2 20 61.1 37.8-80.2
AGE
18-44 42 15 37.8 22.9-55.3 27 62.2 44.7-77.1
45+ 82 31 45.4 33.1-58.2 51 54.6 41.8-66.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 48 18 40.7 26.1-57.2 30 59.3 42.8-73.9
Some College + 76 28 43.8 31.3-57.1 48 56.2 42.9-68.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 52 18 40.5 26.0-56.9 34 59.5 43.1-74.0
$50,000+ 46 19 45.9 30.6-62.1 27 54.1 37.9-69.4

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Asked only of respondents who provided regular care or assistance to an older adult who has a long-term illness or disability.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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